|Born||December 3, 1947
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Institutions||Colorado State University|
|Alma mater||Franklin Pierce University
Arizona State University
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
|Known for||Work in the livestock industry|
Temple Grandin (born December 3, 1947) is an American doctor for animal sciences and a professor at Colorado State University. She is also a novelist who writes books. She was diagnosed with autism in 1950. Grandin has autism. She has participated in autism advocacy. Because of her autism, Temple did not think in words, she thought in pictures. She was born in Boston.